Get on a Bus Rental in NYC and Experience New York City: Amusement Parks & Family Entertainment

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Families with kids will surely love New York City, with its many amusement and theme parks and family entertainment venues. Herd the entire family or the entire gang into a bus rental in NYC and visit these fun and exciting venues.


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Adventureland. Adventureland, located in Long Island, is a medium-sized amusement park with many kid-friendly rides and attractions, as well as thrill rides for the older children. Try their steel coaster, bumper cars, Musik Express, ghost house, Frisbee, and Pirate Ship.


Big Mark's Action Park. Big Mark's Action Park is located in Brooklyn and offers fun and thrilling rides and attractions for the young and the young-at-heart. Those seeking the ultimate thrill should try the high-intensity rides at The Scream Zone. You can check out the skydiving simulator, the 50-foot rock climbing wall, and the obstacle course.


Luna Park. Luna Park in Coney Island is still an enjoyable and fun destination even if it is relatively small. Rides here are mostly of the spinning or whirl-and-hurl kind, and it also has the iconic 87-year-old roller coaster, known as the Cyclone. Other attractions you would enjoy include the Scream Zone's Steeplechase and Soarin' Eagle rollercoasters and the 150-foot tall Sling Shot.


Victorian Gardens Amusement Park. Victorian Gardens Amusement Park, found between 62nd and 63rd Streets, boasts a whimsical feel or atmosphere. It has 12 handcrafted rides, plus the classic concessions like ice cream, cotton candy, and caramel corn. The park also has games and interactive kiddie shows.


Make sure to take the little ones to any of the city's amusement parks and entertainment centers. That would surely make your vacation or your trip to New York City a lot more fun and unforgettable for them. Arrange for a bus rental in NYC to drive you to and from these exciting destinations because you know how kids can be after a long and tiring day at play. A bus rental will help make sure they are comfortable and they get a relaxing ride home or back to your hotel after a fun day.


A trip to another city, state or country will never be complete without sparing a day for some carefree time with the kids or the kids-at-heart. That is why we are giving you this guide to New York City's top amusement or theme parks and entertainment centers. In case you plan to visit, you can get on a bus rental in NYC and treat everyone in your group to tons of wholesome fun and excitement.


Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park. Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park in Brooklyn's Coney Island features a kiddie park with rides and attractions that children can enjoy, such as Carousel, Samba, Pirate's Pond, Willie the Whale, Dizzy Dragons, Pony Carts, Rio Grande Train, and Mini Pirate Ship, among others. Meanwhile, grown-ups and bigger kids can go on rides like bumper cars and try the Wonder Wheel.


Escape the Room NYC. Escape the Room is not exactly an amusement park, but it's a unique kind of fun for the group that also encourages teamwork and quick thinking. At Escape the Room NYC, you get to play an exciting interactive game where you are locked in a seemingly ordinary room. This room is actually a mystery puzzle and you are given one hour to figure out clues then find certain hidden objects that will help you open the door and free yourselves. Escape the Room has two locations in NYC: 25 West 31st and 107 Suffolk.


Mission Escape Games. Mission Escape Games, located on 55 Chrystie St., is similar to Escape the Room. You and your group try your best to beat the clock in obtaining your freedom by solving clues and going through a series of challenges.


These are just some of the theme or amusement parks and family entertainment centers that you can visit with the little ones through a bus rental in NYC. The kids will surely appreciate the time you spare for them.


Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel. Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel is located on 111th St. and 55th Ave. in Queens and features a mix of rides and attractions for both kids and grown-ups. Aside from the carousel, the mini coaster, the Fantasy Frog Hopper, the classic train, and other rides, Fantasy Forest also features live guests like magicians, clowns, circus performers and other entertainment groups to perform and interact with the guests.


Adventurer's Family Entertainment Center. Visit Adventurer's Family Entertainment Center in Brooklyn which offers rides and attractions like a fun slide, bumper cars, a mini coaster, a Merry Go Round, a train, a cyclone racer, The Sea Dragon, a water slide and many others.


Nintendo World New York. Nintendo World in Manhattan's 10 Rockefeller Plaza promises fun for both the kids and the grownups. Avid gamers will enjoy the place, too. You can find Nintendo games here, toys, accessories, exclusive apparel, classic Nintendo memorabilia, and even an entire Pokemon section. You also get the chance to play Nintendo demo games.


Kids N Action. Kids N Action in Brooklyn is a four-level playground that features a unique softplay structure, adventurous indoor rides, a toddler section, arcade games, a Go-Kart track, and redemption games.


Do not forget to make arrangements for a bus rental in NYC to take the entire family or the whole group to your amusement park or entertainment center of choice. There's also nothing better than having a bus waiting to take you home or back to your hotel after a tiring day at play.




Bowling is a great family bonding activity as it encourages you to play close together while also giving you the chance to talk to each other as you wait for your turn. So it's not a bad idea to spare one night during your vacation, get on a bus rental in NYC, and head to your bowling alley of choice.


Brooklyn Bowl. Brooklyn Bowl gives you a mix of bowling, good food, and live music in a 16-lane facility with a funky feel. Brooklyn Bowl is not just a top-notch bowling facility but it has also come to be known as a fun music venue.


Bowlmor Lanes. Bowlmor Lanes boasts 50 lanes that it has been divided among 7 themed rooms. Apart from bowling, the place also features a facility for mini golf, boardwalk games, bocce, and arcade games. Bowlmor Lanes has various locations. There is one in Times Square, in Union Square, in Chesea, and in Long Island.


Lucky Strike Lanes. Manhattan's Lucky Strike Lanes is known as America's premier bowling venue, thanks to its many locations in the country. Lucky Strike sports the look and feel of a club. In addition to its bowling lanes, it also features billiards tables and multiple bars.


Frames. Frames in Hells Kitchen offers 28 bowling lanes and a dance lounge for those who want to show their moves on the dance floor.


Other bowling venues in New York City worth checking out include:


  • Rab's Country Lanes
  • 300 New York
  • Showplace Entertainment Center
  • Harlem Lanes
  • Melody Lanes
  • Maple Lanes
  • The Gutter


Movies. If you do not have the entire day, then spare a couple of hours for the kids and take them to watch the latest animated film or kid-friendly movie. You can choose from any of these cinemas:


  • Angelika Film Center & Cafe
  • AMC Loews Village
  • Pavilion Cinema
  • Film Forum in Manhattan
  • Regal Cinemas Battery Park Stadium
  • Cinema Village in Greenwich Village
  • Brooklyn Heights Cinema
  • Quad Cinema
  • Landmark's Sunshine Cinema in East Village
  • Academy Theater at Lighthouse International
  • The Ziegfeld in Manhattan


Paintball and Lasertag. Go to a paintball or laser tag facility then play, run around, and stretch your bones. Here are some of NYC's most notable paintball or lasertag venues:


  • Q-Zar
  • NYC Paintball and Laser Tag in Queens
  • Indoor Extreme Sports
  • Long Island's Laser Bounce
  • Paintball Arena in Long Island
  • Island Paintball in Queens


Ice Skating. Hop on a bus rental in NYC and put on your ice skates as you take your kids ice skating at these ice skating arenas and venues:


  • Winter Village at Bryant Park
  • The Rink at Rockefeller Center
  • Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers
  • See/Change Unseasonably Cool
  • Rink at Brookfield Place in Battery Park City
  • McCarren Park Rink in Greenpoint
  • Trump Wollman Rink
  • Trump Lasker Rink
  • Riverbank State Park Ice Skating Rink
  • The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers
  • LeFrak Center at Prospect Park's Lakeside
  • BSA Ice Arena


When you treat your kids or your group to a day of clean fun and exciting play, make sure you have a bus rental in NYC to take care of your transportation needs.



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